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18th President of the United States ULYSSES S. GRANT scarce HAND SIGNED vellum appointment AS PRESIDENT. Document measures appx. 14"x18" with deep folds. Grant appoints J. M. Simms to the position of Second Lieutenant in the Revenue Service of the United States. 



This item has been DOUBLE pre-certified by both BECKETT (BAS) and PSA/DNA. Includes complimentary original BECKETT online review (a $10 value) as "LIKELY TO PASS FULL AUTHENTICATION" and PSA/DNA online review (a $10 value) as "Likely Genuine".


Twice elected President, ULYSSES S. GRANT (born Hiram Ulysses Grant (1822 - 1885) was the 18th President of the United States, from 1869 - 1877. Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War, which ended shortly after Robert E. Lee surrendered to him at Appomatox in 1865. It is frequently reported that Grant's middle name was "Simpson". In fact, it was not - his middle name was Ulysses and he later admitted that the "S" in his middle name simply stood for nothing.

Folds consistent with age, wear and handling, as shown. Document is in good condition given that it is 140+ years old. Deep folds. Light foxing, signature still legible, as shown.


NOTE: This item ships folded, as is. 


A handsome and impressive addition to the collection or office of the Civil War buff or autograph collector. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find.


Sold as is, as shown.

ULYSSES S. GRANT * BAS * 1872 Autograph Appointment Signed * AS PRESIDENT

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